Finance Department

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Mission Statement

moneyThe City of Spearfish’s Finance Office shall uphold or exceed the standards of accountability mandated by the State of South Dakota; shall fulfill the trust delegated to it by the Spearfish community; shall provide professional and accountable guidance to all elected officials and employees regarding State Statutes and administrative rules relating to all other areas of responsibility assigned to the department; shall respectfully and professionally execute the responsibilities of customer service, both external and internal; and, shall utilize the assets of this office to benefit all programs conducted by the City of Spearfish.

Location:
The City of Spearfish Finance Office is located on the first floor of the Municipal Services Centre.

The Finance Office is responsible for:

  • Preparation of Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
  • Appropriations and Annual Budgeting Process and Administration
  • Official records of the City: minutes, ordinances, resolutions, documents, etc.
  • Official Requests for Public Information
  • Treasury and Banking
  • Fiscal Policy
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Insurance
  • Debt Financing
  • Internal Controls
  • Grant Administration
  • Business Improvement District (BID) Financial Administration
  • Tax Incremental Financing Districts (TIFD) Financial Administration
  • Customer utility registration and disconnection requests
  • Investment of city funds
  • Receiving and recording all deposits with the City
  • Municipal elections
  • Voter registration forms
  • Liquor licensing
  • Special Assessment Administration
  • Payroll
  • Accounts payable
Mailing Address: 
625 North Fifth Street 
Spearfish, SD 57783

Telephone Numbers:
 605-642-1325 
Fax 605-642-1329

Office Hours: 
Monday-Friday, excluding Holidays
Window Hours 8:00am - 4:30pm
Phone Hours 8:00am - 5:00pm

Finance Staff:
Finance Officer - Dave Dutton
Asst. Finance Officer - Michelle De Neui
Finance Accountant II - Jamie Hafner
Utility Billing Coordinator - Jennifer Powell